Action Comics #559 [Canadian]
(September 1984)

DC, 1938 Series
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Price
0.95 CAD
Pages
36
Indicia Frequency
monthly
On-sale date
1984-06-28
Publisher's Age Guidelines
Approved by the Comics Code Authority
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
DC Comics, Inc.
Brand
DC [bullet]
Barcode
0709893041009
Editing
Julius Schwartz (editor); E. Nelson Bridwell (consulting editor); Tom Condon (managing editor)
Color
color
Dimensions
standard Golden Age US; then standard Silver Age US; then standard Modern Age US
Binding
saddle-stitched (squarebound #334, 347, 360, 373, 437, 443, 449, 544, 600)
Publishing Format
was ongoing series

Issue Notes

This issue is a variant of Action Comics (DC, 1938 series) #559 [Direct]. There exist further variants.


[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Superman / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Eduardo Barreto (signed)
Inks
Eduardo Barreto (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Watch out, Superman -- it's the Yellow Peri!
Genre
superhero
Characters
Superman; Yellow Peri
Reprints

The Once-and-Future Peri(l) (Table of Contents: 1)

Superman / comic story / 16 pages (report information)

Script
Bob Rozakis
Pencils
Kurt Schaffenberger
Inks
Dave Hunt
Colors
Gene D'Angelo
Letters
Milt Snapinn

Job Number
S-4931
Genre
superhero
Characters
Alvin Grant; Yellow Peri [Loretta Grant]; Morgan Edge; Superman; Lana Lang; Lola Barnett; Jimmy Olsen
Synopsis
A magic book falls from the sky at the feet of Loretta Grant and she becomes the Yellow Peri. Her crooked husband tricks her into using the magic for shady schemes.
Reprints
Keywords
magic

Indexer Notes

Yellow Peri first met Superboy years earlier and he threw the book into outer space, which is where it is returning from in this issue.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 2) (Expand) /

Meanwhile... / promo (ad from the publisher) / 1 page (report information)

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 3)

Action Reaction / letters page / 1 page (report information)

Script
Bob Rozakis
Pencils
José Luis García-López
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
typeset

Job Number
S-4450

Indexer Notes

Includes letters from Delmo Waters Jr., Rick Steel, Jef Peckham, Rod Wahowske and Stephen Scott Beau Smith.

A Superman of a Different Color! (Table of Contents: 4)

Superman / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script
Paul Kupperberg
Pencils
Alex Saviuk
Inks
Dennis Jensen
Colors
Gene D'Angelo
Letters
Phil Felix

Job Number
S-4404
Genre
superhero
Characters
Superman; Jimmy Olsen
Synopsis
Clark Kent gets a normal haircut and thinks back to a recent space adventure that caused his hair to temporarily lose its invulnerability.
Reprints
Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. ["Watch out, Superman -- it's the Yellow Peri!"]
    Superman
  2. 1. The Once-and-Future Peri(l)
    Superman
  3. 2. [no title indexed]
    Meanwhile...
  4. 3. [no title indexed]
    Action Reaction
  5. 4. A Superman of a Different Color!
    Superman
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